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March 31, 2015

15th Anniversary Summer Solstice Expected to be a Record Breaking Event

15th Anniversary Summer Solstice Expected to be a Record Breaking Event

Planning for Hopewell's June 19, 2015, Summer Solstice is well underway. Jed Hunter, Chair of the Corporate Committee, is excited to highlight our early corporate sponsors. Thank you for your commitments!

Sponsorship makes up one-third of the Summer Solstice, so it is vitally important to the success of the event. Please consider a sponsorship for this milestone event. ...[read more]

Posted by Hopewell Staff

March 31, 2015

"Takin' Care of Business"

No one wants to think of traumatic brain injury, especially when it impacts a brilliant young man in his early 20s. In a heartbeat, a tragic automobile accident forever changed the life of Bill G.

After many years and treatment at other facilities, Bill came to Hopewell ten years ago. He is part of our Extended Stay Program. Last...[read more]

Posted by Candace Carlton

January 21, 2015

A Special Treat

A Special Treat

Last week, Executive Director, Rick Karges surprised all the staff and residents with a "treat". On Thursday, he instructed us to dress warm for the next day. On Friday, we were greeted with horse drawn hayrides from the Hopewell horses, Bess and Belle. We had a bon-fire to roast hot dogs and marshmallows complete with baked beans and hot apple...[read more]

Posted by Hopewell Staff

December 17, 2014

The Hopewell Band

The Hopewell Band

The Hopewell Band recently concluded recording their 2nd CDa version of the song Moondance, made famous by artist Van Morrison.

The recording session was conducted at the Kick-A Mix studio in Orwell, Ohio, where Tom Schimley is owner and operator.

Having recorded their first song, a version of the hit I Can See Clearly Now earlier this year, the Band is adding...[read more]

Posted by Rick Karges, Executive Director/CEO

December 12, 2014

Oh Christmas Tree

Oh Christmas Tree

Christmas is always an exciting time at Hopewell. Every year we embrace the season with crafts, decorations and one of our all-time favorite activities, hand selecting our Christmas tree. This year was no different. Ten residents with three Hopewell staffers spent half a day at Manner's Pine Tree Lodge in Jefferson, Ohio selecting two beautiful pines. The residents had to...[read more]

Posted by Hopewell Staff

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